I hate – no wait, despise – when the phrase ‘mellow yellow’ is uttered, spoken, screamed, sang, or written. The clichiest of all clichés, mellow yellow must die like John Tucker. There’s nothing fucking mellow about yellow. The color of urine, Tweety Bird and banana peels, yellow yaps. Hence, the origin of my self-contrived ‘yappity yellow.’ The jury is out on whether yaps or yappity ot actually incorporated in the correct world of Merriam-Webster but hey, it has a nice ring to it, don’t it?!
Well, this blazer is the sartorial personification of yappity yellow. It’s the punchiest piece you should add to your wardrobe this season. Considering we are on the cusp of summer and fall, come to think of it, this piece will take you seamlessly from season to season as a pop of color for those bone-chillingly cold days (under a warm and fuzzy topper, natch) to a stand-alone surefire hit when the sun is blazing. This is the game-changer you whip out when your wardrobe looks daffier than the duck himself (or was Daffy a she? I can’t quite remember!). This is the type of jacket you wear to stand out amongst the claustrophobia-inducing crowd. This is the type of jacket you wear to a High School reunion – hey, if Romy had worn this jacket attempting the façade of ‘businesswoman’, she may have actually pulled off that she invented Post-Its. Worn with the perfectly-distressed, totally-expensive but can’t-live-without DSquared jeans, a slightly-raggedy Alexander Wang-ish white tee and faux-wood pumps that vaguely remind me of a wine corkscrew (or maybe I’m just fantasizing about alcohol to an unhealthy point that anything and everything results in a lust for pinot!). For work-appropriate ventures, add in a professional but chilled-out top-handle bag and for a more evening appeal, add in earrings with just the right punch of fuschia. Shop this Outfix below: